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Both the living and the dead

Father Lowell Andrews called us all to account in his Memorial Day invocation. He bid us remember those who gave their lives, but also those who have come home broken in body, wounded in spirit. So many have died of these deep wounds, here among us — where they should have been safe. “So many died filthy and alone. So many died of cheap whiskey, malnourished. “So many have come home and prayed, ‘why couldn’t I have died in battle?’


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